2018 Youth Art Contest Winners Announced

In celebration of Endangered Species Day (May 18, 2018) Roger Williams Park Zoo and co-sponsor Rhode Island Family Guide, hosted its first ever Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The Zoo received over 150 art submissions from talented local students from all across New England! Each child detailed the importance of saving endangered/threatened species and a passion for conserving wildlife. A huge round of applause to everyone who submitted! Check out the winning artwork in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard.

The winning entries by grade category are:

Three-toed sloth - Grace Alfano (K-2)

Hawksbill Sea Turtle - Zachary Leone (3-5)

Red Wolf - Leila Toubia (6-8)

Wolf - Sydney Lague (9-12)

Grade Category Semi-finalists:

Red Panda - Lillian Savaria (K-2)


Red Wolf - Caroline Charland (3-5)

Rufa Red Knot - Ella Zhu (6-8)

Hawksbill Sea Turtle - Julia Medeiros (9-12)

Southern Right Whale - Nathaniel Riggs (9-12)

Thank you again to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winning artists! We look forward to next year's Art Contest for even more talented submissions.